- Restraint theory Attempting to not eat actually increases eating
- Boundary model by Herman and Polivy (1984) dieters stop eating before satiety boundry.
- AO2 Restraint and overeating HERMAN & MACK 1975 – preload / taste test paradigm
- Gave participants (dieters and non dieters) a pre-load food either high or low calorie
- Participants then told they are taking part in a taste preference test.
- Participants are left alone to do taste test in own time. Key factor is how much they eat.
- RESULT – dieters ate more in taste test if they had high calorie preload because they haven't had high calorie food in a long time. once they have broken their diet, they might as well carry on
- White bear study Wegner at al (1987) Asked some participants to NOT…